Man shot by police after domestic incident in Orange County

Authorities tell News 12 shots were fired around 3 p.m. in Westbrookville, a hamlet in the town of Deerpark.

News 12 Staff

Sep 13, 2021, 10:59 AM

Updated 1,036 days ago

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One man was arrested following a police-involved shooting in Orange County on Sunday.
State police say 39-year-old Patrick Hermanowski had reportedly fired a weapon inside a home on State Route 209 in Westbrookville Sunday afternoon.
It brought a police response to a domestic dispute call. Before police arrived, Hermanoski took off.
Authorities say he hid in an Airstream before shooting at two approaching troopers who returned fire and hit him in the neck.
Both troopers escaped the exchanged unscathed.
Hermanoski was taken into custody and to a hospital for treatment of injuries that were not life-threatening.
State police say they found a loaded gun at the scene.


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